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Vision North Texas Regional Summit
Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Event Agenda

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Time Activity
7:30 a.m. Registration & continental breakfast
8:00 a.m.

Plenary Session: Where is North Texas Headed?

Location: Transportation Council Room

What are the alternatives to ‘business as usual’?

  • North Texas as a top economic choice among global regions
    • Ron Natinsky, Council Member, City of Dallas
  • North Texas as a center for research and innovation
    • James Spaniolo, President, the University of Texas at Arlington
  • North Texas as the region with the highest quality of life
    • Danny Scarth, Council Member, City of Fort Worth
  • North Texas as a leader in environmental stewardship
    • Ann Drumm, Texas Business for Clean Air
9:25 a.m. Break; go to small groups
9:35 a.m.

Discussion Sessions: Better Than Business As Usual

  • Panel Presentations
  • Question & Answer Session
  • Discussion & Agreement on Recommendations

Breakout Sessions

  1. Public Facilities – Transportation & Others
  2. The Economy
  3. Natural Assets
  4. Neighborhoods & Communities
  5. Energy
  6. Water
  7. Regional Development Pattern
10:50 a.m. Break; return to large group
11:00 p.m.

Results Session

Location: Transportation Council Room

12:00 noon Adjourn
   

Vision North Texas is a collaboration led by the Urban Land Institute’s North Texas District Council,
the North Central Texas Council of Governments and the University of Texas at Arlington.

 

HOSTED BY NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS